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CCL UK needs volunteers

Doing local and individual actions are great – and the foundation of CCL. But to give CCL real backbone, we need people working at a national level to support our members. Could you get involved? The more people get involved, the more we can spread out the work and the more effective we are at…

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EU edging towards a carbon border tax

The president-elect of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and Frans Timmermans, soon to be the new climate chief, have both spoken in favour of introducing a carbon tax on the EU’s borders in order to level the playing field for European businesses and also to encourage other regions to take stronger action on…

Campaign: ask the EU to adopt carbon fee and dividend

Our latest campaign is really simple – click, sign and share:climateincome.org CCL EU has set up a European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) to ask the European Commission to implement carbon fee and dividend across its member states. When enough people have signed, the European Commission is required to investigate and, if possible, make it legislation. If…

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Why the dividend?

This week, someone wrote to CCL UK, saying they would like to campaign for a carbon tax but wondered if the dividend was the best use of money. This is a great question – why isn’t the money raised used to subsidise, for example, public transport, or house insulation? Here’s a few ideas why and…

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How can we change people’s minds

I caught this programme on Radio 4 last night and realised that this is really relevant to our campaigning. Personally when I’m talking to volunteers many of them say that their MP ‘won’t listen’ or ‘they don’t do anything’ however this programme gave me an insight into how we can all change and how we…

Climate Income

Climate change is a problem of injustice

Climate change is essentially a problem of injustice. People are not sufficiently aware of this. Worse still, the theme of justice and responsibility is anxiously avoided in the climate debate. And when it is discussed the focus is on individual responsibility, ignoring the fact that there are people in positions of power who bear an…

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Why the dividend?

This week, someone wrote to CCL UK, saying they would like to campaign for a carbon tax but wondered if the dividend was the best use of money. This is a great question – why isn’t the money raised used to subsidise, for example, public transport, or house insulation? Here’s a few ideas why and…

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Events

Tues 15 Oct – Monthly online meeting

To join the meeting, click on this link* at 7.30pm or 8pm https://zoom.us/j/466140846 *Please note: if you haven’t used Zoom before on this device, clicking the link will automatically download the Zoom app or plugin. Agenda 7.30 – 8pm Introduction to CCL UK for those new to Citizens’ Climate Lobby, carbon fee and dividend, and to…

BFI Riverfront

London meetup on the Southbank

We’ll be in the BFI Riverfront, the bar/cafe in the British Film Institute under Waterloo Bridge, facing the river. Look out for the Rubik’s Cube on our table.

Time is Now mass lobby day 2019 photo by Louisa Davison

CCL Devizes group meeting

The Lamb Inn, The Parade, Marlborough, 7.30pm, for the Devizes Constituency (Claire Perry MP) The last Wednesday of the month Come and meet us to learn about the CCL policy to cut down greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate change and how to create political will – learn about lobbying our MP, Claire Perry, to…

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